Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
, jesse jackson, jr., pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy. bruce johnson joins us live from district court. bruce, you were there when jesse, jr., and his family left the courthouse. >> you were there. $750,000 in campaign contributions that he and his wife converted to their personal use. bring you the very latest. after saying there wouldn't be any comment, except from his defense attorney, in leaving the courthouse, we did get the former illinois congressman, jesse jackson, jr., to say a few things. we tried to get comment from his father, the reverend jesse jackson, the civil rights icon, the political guru, if you will, of the progressive democratic wing. this is what they had to say. the wife had more to say than the reverend, take a listen. >> what do you say? >> people in chicago. a quick message. >> not a proud day. i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> reverend, there has to be a message to people in chicago, given your family so much. >> a little later. >> well, do you have anything? >> we love the people of chicago. we love the people of chicago. >> how are you guys
Feb 5, 2013 2:00am PST
headlines. first we go to "the chicago sun-times." it is reporting jesse jackson jr. and his wife are the subjects of separate federal investigates into their finances. sources say sandy jackson who resigned her alderman post last month is now being investigated independently for access and use of her husband's congressional campaign money including credit card charges and moving money from one account to the other. jesse jackson jr. resigned from congress in november after winning re-election. they actually say she was collecting $5,000 a month, even when her husband was hospitalized for bipolar disorder from the campaign. >> that's a drama that's captivated chicago. >>> in "the washington post," gridlock on capitol hill, gridlock outside capitol hill. a new study says d.c. has the worst traffic in the nation. the texas a & m transportation institute says drivers in washington burn 67 hours and 32 gallons of gas each year sitting in traffic. >> really? >> l.a., san francisco, new york, no question about that, and boston are in the top five. >> i'm surprised they were number one,
Feb 5, 2013 3:00am PST
. in january, 42 separate murders. now jesse jackson who lives there begging for the federal government to help. >> we must stop these murders, killing of our very young. killed already, numbers bigger than iraq and afghanistan. we need help, more than we have to date. we need federal intervention. >>brian: to make matters worse the chicago police department says it no longer is resourced to take every 911 call. joining us now is senior judge analyst judge napolitano. judge, do you blame them? >> the police always prioritize just like an emergency room in a hospital prioritizes. you save life first and property second. but when they announce to the city of chicago and to the world we're not going to deal with property crimes, don't expect us to respond to 911, that sends a message to the bad guys that everybody is fair game if it's just a property crime. >>brian: homeland security, there is a call from jesse jackson to get homeland security involved in chicago. it's a panic situation. >> that's not the job of the federal government. it's the job of the city of chicago to maintain health and saf
Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
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Feb 13, 2013 8:00pm PST
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Feb 12, 2013 11:00am PST
in the house saw sheila jackson lee of texas and samford bishop of georgia in there at 10:00 this morning trying to save the prime seats right there on the aisle. >> john berman, we will be looking for you tonight amidst all of this a-team coverage. john berman, my favorite, thank you, sir. >>> every member of congress can bring a guest to the state of the union. every single one. and as we mentioned, ted nugent will be the guest tonight of texas republican steve stockman. nugent, of course, the outspoken proponent of gun rights. and as it turns out, a lot of other guests have connections to the gun debate. you have former congresswoman gabby giffords. she will be in attendance. she suffered that bullet wound to the head in 2011. her husband, mark kelly, will be there as well. as will the parents of hadiya pendleton. hadiya, shot dead in chicago, one week after performing at the president's inauguration in which she took part. tony bennett will be there as well at the invitation of house speaker nancy pelosi. bennett is an outspoken supporter of gun control. >>> and don't forget, catch cn
Feb 2, 2013 9:00am PST
that were doing desk duty in the police department, bring them out. reverend jesse jackson's marching. reverend acry and the ministers. i think a lot of people that were concerned has escalated concerns. i think it's got to lead to the whole national drive that many of us are in around gun control. >> but here's what's so interesting. let's look at the city of chicago where this is a horrific really crime wave for the past year plus. this is a city that doesn't have gun shops. it does not have gun ranges. it has some of the toughest laws. so why is that not working? >> that is exactly why you need national laws. because in the city of chicago there are no gun shops. in the city of chicago there are strict gun laws. but 20% of the guns confiscated in chicago come from a gun shop right outside of chicago. so unless you have national laws, you are not going to be able to do it with just local municipal laws because you can't build walls around the city. 20% of the guns they find come from one gun shop, which is just a couple of miles outside of the city limits. if you had national legisl